December 2018

The First Thirty Years: The Beginnings of a Mountain Friendship The story of Kate McCathy’s fascinating life is told on our website http://friendsofmounthood.org/. But how, you many wonder, did Kate and the handful of conservation groups and local individuals that became FOMH end up challenging the Federal government?  How did FOMH … More

December 2016

Dear Friends of Mount Hood, We wish everyone a very happy holiday season! This newsletter is devoted to the litigation over the mountain bike facility proposed at Oregon’s beloved gem, Timberline Lodge. By going to our website (friendsofmounthood.org) you can update yourself on other important developments during 2016. ​In 2013, … More

December 2012

Friends of Mount Hood December 2012 Newsletter Mountain Bike Park Proposal approved by Forest Service As expected, the Mount Hood National Forest recently concluded the study of the controversial mountain bike park proposal at Timberline Lodge with a “Finding of No Significant Impact”, or, in the language of bureaucratic acronyms, … More

March 2012

Friends of Mount Hood March 2012 Newsletter Timberline Lodge Mountain Bike Park Proposal In our previous newsletters, Friends of Mount Hood (FOMH) indicated vigorous opposition to the proposed mountain bike park at Timberline Lodge. We have met several times with the Forest Service, taken field trips to the site, attended … More